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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2024-26584) (Multiple Advisories): kernel security and bug fix update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2024-26584) (Multiple Advisories): kernel security and bug fix update

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/21/2024
Created
05/21/2024
Added
05/14/2024
Modified
07/03/2024

Description

In the Linux kernel, the following vulnerability has been resolved:

net: tls: handle backlogging of crypto requests

Since we're setting the CRYPTO_TFM_REQ_MAY_BACKLOG flag on our

requests to the crypto API, crypto_aead_{encrypt,decrypt} can return

-EBUSY instead of -EINPROGRESS in valid situations. For example, when

the cryptd queue for AESNI is full (easy to trigger with an

artificially low cryptd.cryptd_max_cpu_qlen), requests will be enqueued

to the backlog but still processed. In that case, the async callback

will also be called twice: first with err == -EINPROGRESS, which it

seems we can just ignore, then with err == 0.

Compared to Sabrina's original patch this version uses the new

tls_*crypt_async_wait() helpers and converts the EBUSY to

EINPROGRESS to avoid having to modify all the error handling

paths. The handling is identical.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel

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